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I received the prize - PowerColor PCS+ HD5870!

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Something looks wrong with the card. You better send it to me for investigation. :D

Congrats Quanlin, hope to see you become a TPU regular. :toast:
Thanks! I'll be!
 
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you're one lucky dude...congrats!!! :toast:
 

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you lucky bastard!! congrats and do enjoy you card.
 
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wow congratulations man, well done.
 

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how much for that 3870? iv always wanted one.
 

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#31
how much for that 3870? iv always wanted one.
hehe, now it's cheap, about $80 in secondary market.

But you'd better not buy mine, because the shipping freight is far more expensive than the expense of itself.

:D
 

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how much can i get it for? im in india... dont have a lot of money atm...
 

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how much can i get it for? im in india... dont have a lot of money atm...
You'd better buy it in India, because the shipping freight is far more expensive.:slap:
 

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how much can i get it for? im in india... dont have a lot of money atm...
Around 23,000.

You'd better not buy mine, because the shipping freight is far more expensive.:slap:
This is how much it cost to send a package the size and weight of that box from Beijing to my place:

 

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omg what is that bta?
 

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Notice the title in front of his name. It's obviously his monthly shippment of "suppliments" to assist with news writing and posting.
 

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FUCK! only cheap things in india are the good old USB sticks for Nehru Market
Nah, not all things are bad. And Nehru Place isn't the "Akihabara of India" as they say. It's just a really big place for cheap computer parts.

High-end parts are mostly on par with US prices. In fact I got my processor for less than Newegg.com price. The USD-INR equation balances out most of the time. It's just that non-reference ATI Radeon tends to be costly.
 

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Nah, not all things are bad. And Nehru Place isn't the "Akihabara of India" as they say. It's just a really big place for cheap computer parts.

High-end parts are mostly on par with US prices. In fact I got my processor for less than Newegg.com price. The USD-INR equation balances out most of the time. It's just that non-reference ATI Radeon tends to be costly.
what do you have your doctorate in? if i may ask?
 

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Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery or M.B.B.S.
 

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Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery or M.B.B.S.
Very respectable. Also can I take this moment to insert a cliche line about Indi doctors?
 

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Very respectable. Also can I take this moment to insert a cliche line about Indi doctors?
Here's one, it goes like "we don't inject in a jerk".
 

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BTA or Ozzy ... You decide.




Back on topic ... It's good to see new members sticking around after the contests. I think we need more contests. :)
 
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Congrats, how did you win it?
 
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sweet looking card I hope you enjoy it to its maximum
 

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OT: didn't he say he didn't update drivers, even if your drivers picked up the card, you need to update to the newest you can for the HD 5870. I think that may be why your 3dmark 06 score is so low. I score higher than that with my HD 5770, course my CPU is at 3.4ghz, but still.